Useful links for Parent

Poor Attendance - DCC Advice for Parents 2015/2016 

Department for Education

DfE Compare Schools site - allows parents/carers to find schools in England and view school performance, characteristics and spend per pupil data and for academies, their latest set of financial accounts. You can find schools using a map, search or follow the quick links.

Direct Gov

Durham County Council

Internet Safety - Keeping your child safe on the Net.

The internet has changed all our lives, whether used for communication, entertainment or information.

For many parents they feel as though they are playing catch up with their children when it comes to using the technology and the internet. Whether you are a technophobe or a technophile - one question we all need to ask ourselves:

This will become increasingly harder to monitor as students mature and as technology continues to advance.

The documents below were presented to all parents who attended a parental information briefing session.

Facebook - Parental Control Setting Guidance Notes

Snapchat - A Parents' Guide

Google & YouTube Parental Control Settings Guidance Notes

CEOP Parental Guidance Notes

help4teens, a website for all 13‐19 year olds in County Durham. It provides lots of useful and up to date information on a wide range of topics, to help you in the future.

Durham County Council provide many opportunities for young people  to participate in a number of activities.

Parent View gives parents/carers the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about Consett Academy.

Parent View asks for your opinion on twelve aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Ofsted will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you will be helping Consett Academy to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us. Or, if you want to, view the results for any school in England.  Parent View Parental Leaflet.